Editors Liked

  • Fast stock speed
  • Good performance
  • Works with existing AM2+ motherboards
  • Responds Well To Advanced Cooling Methods
  • Affordable
  • Reverse Compatible
  • Uses both DDR2 or DDR3 RAM
  • 8MB of total cache
  • AMD OverDrive 3.0

Editors Didn't Like

  • Overclocking
  • High power consumption
  • Hasn't Caught Up To Intel Core i7
  • Lacks the performance of high-end Intel parts
  • Only a minor speed bump over previous-fastest Phenom II